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English definition of “civil liberty”

civil liberty

noun [C/U] /ˈsɪv·əl ˈlɪb·ər·t̬i/
politics & government the right of people to basic freedoms and to live without the government becoming involved in private matters: The right of free speech is one of our most important civil liberties.
(Definition of civil liberty from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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